Alcoholism Treatment Blackfoot ID

You see many people think Alcoholism is a disease, but it actually is a disorder, a chronic disorder. Imagine that..but it is my belief that Alcoholism can be brought on by other things.

Padron Counseling Services
(208) 522-6925
1050 Memorial Drive
Idaho Falls, ID

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Idaho Youth Ranch
(208) 529-6696
288 North Ridge Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID

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Lynn Benson, NCC
(208) 263-6121 
Sandpoint, ID

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Alice Guyer, NCC, MAC
(208) 528-0454 
Idaho Falls, ID

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Pacific Rim Consulting LLC
(208) 232-8840
459 South Arthur Avenue
Pocatello, ID

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Family Recovery Center Foundation Inc
(208) 535-0175
589 North Water Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID

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Addictions Rehabilitation Association
(208) 522-6012
163 East Elva Street
Idaho Falls, ID

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Meyers Counseling Services
(208) 528-6853
2420 East 25th Circle
Idaho Falls, ID

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Idaho Youth Ranch
(208) 532-4117
1275 North 400 East
Rupert, ID

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Ascent Behavioral Health Services
(208) 898-9755
366 SW 5th Avenue
Meridian, ID

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What is Alcoholism?

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What is Alcoholism?

Alisa Olazaran

Friday, September 14, 2007 What is Alcoholism? Really? Alcoholism to a person that does not drink is one thing, and Alcoholism to an Alcoholic is an entirely different thing. The definition of Alcoholism is this: "a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages, can you believe this,the development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing intake, morbidity that may include cirrhosis of the liver, and decreased ability to function socially and vocationally.

But to an Alcoholic, it is a way of escape, escaping the pain of society.

You see many people think Alcoholism is a disease, but it actually is a disorder, a chronic disorder. Imagine that..but it is my belief that Alcoholism can be brought on by other things. There are people that have mental disorders that have gone on for years not knowing why they feel this way or that way, but that only hitting the bottle makes them feel better (hum) imagine that, people actually walking around with other mental disorders never go diagnosed, such as Manic Depression, these people not only have Manic Depression, but they start hitting the bottle, and this can be another crutch for that person, and when that person finally is diagnosed as having Alcoholism, a lot of times they are never diagnosed as having other mental disorders prior to Alcoholism.

My mother for example: she was an Alcoholic, she passed away three-years...

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